Client Agent Review

Wed, Mar 14th 2018 12:00 pm by Doug Gungor Zillow Client Reviews

Here is a review from a client i helped purchase his first home in South Philadelphia, feel free to reach out with any questions ... i can help !

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Home Improvements with highest ROI

Fri, Feb 9th 2018 12:52 pm by Doug Gungor Newsletter

As a real estate agent and trusted adviser, clients likely often reach out and ask your thoughts on home improvement projects to get a better sale price for their home.

Lucky for you, Remodeling Magazine just released its 2017 Cost Vs. Value report to help you answer these questions.

The report “compares average cost for 29 popular remodeling projects with the value those projects retain at resale in 99 U.S. markets.”

Use the findings below to help clients ... Click Here for More

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Video Preview of Newly Renovated 2532 S 2nd St

Sat, Nov 18th 2017 12:00 pm by Doug Gungor New Listings

2532 S 2ND
Philadelphia (philadelphia), PA

MLS# 7075807 - Residential

Gorgeous rehab with new construction all around !! Dark Cherry Brick front with Vinyl on upper level, enter into an open floor plan drenched in natural sunlight (our front faces East) with caramel timberland hardwood floors, recessed lights, ceiling fan and pendant lights with quarter round moulding extending throughout the entire home. Our state of the art kitchen boasts granite counters, glass tile backsplash, 36 inch cabinets with crown molding, stainless steel appliances, recessed lights and garbage disposal. Our 1st Fl also includes a half bathroom and access to a spacious backyard ideal to entertain friend...

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After School Enrichment, Tutoring and Mentoring Programs

Thu, Oct 19th 2017 1:16 pm by Doug Gungor 10 Most List

After School Enrichment, Tutoring and Mentoring Programs courtesy of our October 2017 CloseinPhilly Newsletter ... Click Here for Full List 

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Recommended Vendor / Contractor List PT 3

Mon, Oct 9th 2017 1:46 pm by Doug Gungor 10 Most List

Interior Designers, Marble and Tileworks, Plumbers and MUCH MORE ... Click Here to pull up our Newsletter and download Full List

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1st Half of 2017 Philadelphia Market Report

Mon, Aug 14th 2017 12:00 pm by Doug Gungor Self Help

Higher Prices, Lower Market Time and Inventory ... 

1st Half of 2017 Philadelphia Market Report courtesy of our August CloseinPhilly Newsletter

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Recommended Vendors & Contractors List PT 2

Thu, Aug 3rd 2017 12:00 pm by Doug Gungor Newsletter

Click Here for Full List of

Recommend Carpenters, Cleaners, Electricians

... plus More !

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Center City Philadelphia Developments 2017

Tue, Jun 20th 2017 12:00 pm by Doug Gungor 10 Most List

Center City Philadelphia Developments 2017 is an in-depth report on current and upcoming major projects in Center City.

Seventeen major development projects, totaling $808 million, were completed in 2016 between Fairmount and Washington Avenues, river to river.

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CB Pref Recommended Vendors & Contractors List Part 1

Mon, Jun 12th 2017 12:00 pm by Doug Gungor Newsletter

For Part 1 of our list of recommended Accountants, Attorneys, Audio/Video Professionals, Brick & Masonary Contractors and Repairmen ... Click Here

Always contact 3 or more professionals in the same field before hiring in order to hire best individual/business for the job ... Dont learn the hard way !!!

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Flavors of the Avenue returns to East Passyunk with All New Street Festival

Thu, Apr 20th 2017 12:00 pm by Doug Gungor Newsletter

It’s one of the most eagerly anticipated food events in the city, and on Sunday, April 30, Flavors of the Avenue is taking a slightly different approach — moving the whole sensory bonanza onto East Passyunk Avenue.

Eschewing previous year’s food tents for a straight-up street jam, the food festival will still feature the neighborhood’s astounding array of excellent restaurants — more than two dozen in total. Each will supply small-plate versions of their signature dishes, many of which trot the globe and back.

Tickets, which can be purchased in advance, cover tasting everything the fest has to offer — a dish from each of the restaurants plus two beers from the beer wagon...

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The Fed raises interest rates again saying 'economy is doing well'

Thu, Apr 6th 2017 12:56 pm by Doug Gungor Newsletter

WASHINGTON-- Don’t look now, but nearly eight years after the Great Recession ended, it’s finally starting to feel like a normal economy again, at least judging by the Federal Reserve’s second interest rate hike in three months

The Fed on Wednesday March, 15th raised its benchmark short-term rate by a quarter percentage point to a range of 0.75% to 1% and stuck to its forecast of two more such increases this year and three in 2018. Some economists had expected Fed policymakers to modestly step up the pace.

Wall Street cheered the Fed’s decision but reacted with restraint. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 113 points, or 0.5%, to 20,950. “The market got everything it wanted,” said Ma...

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Hiring a Contractor : Advanced Tips Part 1

Mon, Feb 27th 2017 12:00 pm by Doug Gungor Self Help

When hiring a contractor you should check for proper licensing, bonding, and questionable online recommendations. These assurances guarantee that the contractor offers a minimum level of professionalism, ethics, and accountability. But when investing large sums of money in your home you want more than just the minimum. Here are a few tips to help you look beyond the license and choose a high quality professional contractor.

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2016 Last Quarter Market Report

Mon, Feb 6th 2017 12:00 pm by Doug Gungor Self Help

Property Sales at their highest in 4 years as the

prices are also climbing up ... The Inventory is

currently at the lowest its been in 4 years while

the interest rates are speculated to be climbing

up this year ... Click Here for more detailed


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CloseinPhilly December 2016 Newsletter

Thu, Dec 15th 2016 11:00 am by Doug Gungor Self Help

Phila Transfer Tax Increase, New Rail Park, Thinking of Adopting a Pet ... Click Here for More !

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Philly's Own Rail Park : The Viaduct

Wed, Nov 30th 2016 12:00 pm by Doug Gungor Neighborhoods

PHILADELPHIA (October 31, 2016) – Today, Governor Tom Wolf, Mayor Jim Kenney, State Representative Michael H. O’Brien, Councilman Mark Squilla, and Sarah McEneaney, President of Friends of the Rail Park and the Callowhill Neighborhood Association, joined Center City District (CCD) President Paul R. Levy to celebrate the groundbreaking for Phase 1 of the Viaduct Rail Park, a $10.3 million project that will turn a dilapidated quarter-mile portion of the former Reading Viaduct into a vibrant green park with walking paths, landscaping, lighting, seating and swinging benches.

“This transformational project will create a new community space and trail in a neighborhood completely lacking public...

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Thinking of Adopting a Pet

Mon, Nov 28th 2016 12:00 pm by Doug Gungor Self Help

ACCT Philly welcomes adopters 7 days a week, 365 days a year!

Adopting a new pet is easy. The main shelter facility is open weekdays from 1 p.m. – 8 p.m. and weekends and holidays from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. ACCT Philly has  numerous other adoption locations where pets are housed or visit weekly and monthly. Please bring photo ID with your current name and address.

Adoption fees vary from as low as zero dollars – that’s right, no fee – to $300 depending on the age, species and type of animal. ACCT Philly frequently offers special adoption discounts and promotions; check out the News page for details!

Available Adoptables

  • Meet the DOGS for adoption
  • Meet the CATS for adoption
  • Check ou...

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Philadelphia Transfer Tax

Thu, Nov 17th 2016 12:00 pm by Doug Gungor Self Help

Please note:
Effective 1/1/17 the  property transfer tax rate will move from 3% to 3.1% for Philadelphia.  For a total of 4.1% which includes the PA 1%

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Just Listed in Olde Richmond !

Thu, Oct 27th 2016 12:00 pm by Doug Gungor New Listings

2617 Livingston Street
Philadelphia (Philadelphia), PA

MLS# 6880231 - Residential

Located in the cozy and growing pocket of Olde Richmond right between Fishtown and Port Richmond. This home features a solid brick front with New Construction just down the block selling in the mid 300's. Enter the spacious living /family room with vanilla hardwood floors, ceiling fan, pendant lights and dramatic 9ft ceilings with plenty of natural sunlight. Our modern eat in kitchen features ceramic tile flooring and backsplash, newer oaky cabinets, stainless steel appliances and recessed lighting which leads to a nicely sized backyard ideal to entertain friends and family. Our 2nd Floor boats 2 bed...

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